Streets Department & Recyclebank Win Statewide Nod
Our own Philadelphia Streets Department and Recyclebank won the 2014 Pennsylvania Waste Watchers Award for their Hunting Park Recycles Initiative. The Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania (PROP) recognizes Pennsylvania’s best recycling programs annually.
We often lose sight of how fortunate we are, and the stories and struggles of others can offer us perspective and humility. As a summer intern in GSK’s communications department, I was given the chance to work on the GSK Opportunity Scholarship program. This college scholarship is awarded each year to students who have overcome great adversities and are changing their lives through education.
Recyclebank recognizes Philadelphia for its extraordinary green efforts.
Sports nuts know that Philadelphia is famous for its die-hard fans, but their intensity extends way beyond fields, courts, and arenas: Philadelphia has proved itself super passionate about being green, too.
“In recent years, Philadelphia has made incredible strides in its ambitions to build a greener city,” says Mayor Michael Nutter, who pledged to make Philadelphia an environmental leader when he took office in 2008.
The Anderson Monarchs to participate in Cooperstown tournament as only inner-city team thanks to Philadelphia Chevrolet Dealers
June 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Philadelphia Chevrolet Dealers have partnered with CBS EcoMedia through its EducationAd program to support The Philadelphia Youth Organization’s (PYO) Anderson Monarchs, an inner city youth baseball team from South Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Recycling Rewards Program enters fifth year of helping the City achieve its sustainability goals
PHILADELPHIA and NEW YORK CITY, June 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the City of Philadelphia and Recyclebank®, the company that inspires and rewards smarter, everyday choices for a more sustainable future, have renewed their partnership.
June 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - GSK [LSE/NYSE: GSK] and The Philadelphia Foundation today issued the call for applications for a three-year, $5 million charitable grant for the city of Philadelphia. The GSK IMPACT Grant will support a network of nonprofit organizations working together to help disadvantaged youth live healthier lives and contribute to a healthier community. The grant is designed to encourage collaboration among non-profit organizations and youth leaders in Philadelphia to address some of Philadelphia’s most pressing community health challenges.
We’re committed to improving the health and wellbeing of communities worldwide. In fact, in 2013, our global community investment totaled $347 million. And right now in the US, we are calling on local nonprofits throughout the Greater Philadelphia and Research Triangle (NC) Regions to apply for this year’s GSK IMPACT Awards.